phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Sat Nov 13 09:07:03 PST 2004
In message <4196398D.2030000 at fer.hr>, Ivan Voras writes:
>The Handbook and crypt(3) say passwords in master.passwd are MD5 hashes
>if they start with $1$, for example:
>the format is $1$salt$rest. I have several questions:
>How are the values encoded? This looks something like base64.
Search for "md5crypt.c" in google and you'll find the source.
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